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3.         Fetal and neonatal imaging of the developing brain - Half Day Program

To review current standards in fetal and neonatal CNS imaging, discuss findings and implications of common CNS anomalies and look at the application of MR imaging in this field.

An integrated program of fetal and neonatal topics to promote the extrapolation of neonatal concepts into the fetal period.

Suitable for:    
Sonographers, Obstetricians and Radiologists with an interest in fetal and paediatric neuroimaging.

Dr Stephen Sinnott & Dr Kieran Frawley

Workshop Program

08.30 – 09.00   Registration / Practice improvement questions:
09.00 – 09.30   Imaging the developing brain: standard + extended prenatal views.
Dr Amanda Sampson, Australia
09.30 – 10.00   Recent advances in ultrasound and MR for fetal neuroimaging: the international standard.
Prof Ritsuko Pooh, Japan
10.00 – 10.30   Prenatal diagnosis of congenital anomalies of the central nervous system I: Supratentorial.
Dr Stephen Sinnott, Australia
10.30 – 11.00   Prenatal diagnosis of congenital anomalies of the central nervous system II: Posterior fossa anomalies.
Dr Kieran Frawley, Australia
11:00 – 11:30   Morning tea
11.30 – 12.00   Standards for neonatal cranial ultrasound assessment.
Malcolm Levene, United Kingdom
12.00 – 12.30   Perinatal imaging of hypoxic-ischaemic brain injury.
Michelle Fink, Australia
12.30 – 13.00   The paediatric significance of antenatally diagnosed congenital brain lesions.
Malcolm Levene, United Kingdom
13:00 -   Conclusions and close